Insight and Analysis

Claybrooks anticipating first season as head coach

4 hours ago | Matt Baker
After making the jump from coordinator to coach, DeVone Claybrooks can’t wait for the 2019 season to arrive. Matt Baker of BCLions.com writes.

Former Ticats Unamba, Dean anchor new-look Eskimos defence

24 hours ago | Kristina Costabile
Linebackers Don Unamba and Larry Dean swapped their black and gold for green and gold, signing with the Eskimos as free agents together. CFL.ca’s Kristina Costabile writes.

Dream Job: Hawkshaw taking the next step as an official

April 19, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
After 14 seasons and nearly 200 games, official Dave Hawkshaw is ready to take on a new challenge south of the border. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Foster signing shows different side of CFL 2.0

April 17, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
After signing with Finland’s Kotka Eagles, former CFL receiver Akeem Foster is showing a different side of CFL 2.0. Senior writer Chris O’Leary writes.

Morris: Patience could pay off for Esks, Tevaun Smith

April 16, 2019 | Jim Morris
Three years after drafting him eighth overall, the Esks’ patience in Tevaun Smith could finally pay off. CFL.ca’s Jim Morris writes.

Stamps’ Roberson creating his own CFL legacy

April 14, 2019 | Stampeders.com Staff
His grandfather, Larry Highbaugh, is famous in CFL circles, but Stamps defensive back Tre Roberson is looking to make his own legacy on the very same field.

Hajrullahu sees untapped potential for Ticats

April 13, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
After arguably the best season of his career, Lirim Hajrullahu is hoping the Ticats can reach their potential in 2019 after signing a new contract.

O’Leary: France reaches football milestone in European draft

April 11, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
They were on different continents on Thursday, but Valentin Gnahoua and Asnnel Robo enjoyed an important moment for tackle football in France.

O’Leary: Anticipation mounts for Thursday’s European draft

April 10, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Three weeks after the combine, Thursday’s European draft can’t come fast enough for Le Mans, France native and defensive lineman Valentin Gnahoua.

Cauz: Local voices, perspectives a key part of CFL pulse

April 9, 2019 | Matthew Cauz
While the media landscape continues to transform, local broadcasters still have an important role. Matthew Cauz puts it into CFL perspective.

Steinberg’s MMQB: Adversity equals opportunity for REDBLACKS

April 8, 2019 | Pat Steinberg
With two ways of looking at Jaime Elizondo’s sudden departure, CFL.ca’s Pat Steinberg puts a positive spin on things for the REDBLACKS. More in this week’s MMQB.

Lions fullback Mackie approaching year two in BC with excitement

April 7, 2019 | Matt Baker
Lions fullback David Mackie knows he still has to earn a spot on BC’s roster in his second year with the team. BCLions.com’s Matt Baker explains.

Olafioye looks back at CFL career with ‘no regrets’

April 4, 2019 | Matt Baker
Looking back on his CFL career, Jovan Olafioye has nothing but good memories. BCLions.com’s Matt Baker writes.

O’Leary: AAF fallout causes ‘crazy day’ for CFL football execs

April 3, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
When the news broke of the AAF ceasing it’s operations on Tuesday, football executives across the CFL started to look at ways to improve their own rosters. CFL.ca’s senior writer ...

O’Leary: Outside-the-box hire suggestions for Ottawa

April 2, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Who will be the next OC in Ottawa? Ricky Ray? Henry Burris? CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary makes a case for non-traditional options for the REDBLACKS.

O’Leary: REDBLACKS, Campbell scrambling after Elizondo departure

April 1, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
With just six weeks until the season begins, the Ottawa REDBLACKS are left scrambling to find a replacement offensive coordinator.

O’Leary: Women’s tackle football aiming to level the playing field

March 29, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary explores women’s tackle football across Canada and where it’s going from here.

Morris: Receiver, QB relationship led Wolitarsky to standout sophomore season

March 27, 2019 | Jim Morris
Drew Wolitarsky’s close relationship with Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols may be one of the reasons he had a breakout season in 2018. CFL.ca’s Jim Morris writes.

Combine Analysis: Wide Receivers stole the show on Sunday

March 24, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
Marshall Ferguson and Davis Sanchez breakdown who impressed and whose stock fell at the 2019 CFL National Combine presented by New Era

Combine Analysis: Who went big under the bar

March 23, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
Marshall Ferguson and Davis Sanchez talk about what happened during the bench press and who stood out
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